garden-variety


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gar·den-va·ri·e·ty

(gär′dn-və-rī′ĭ-tē)
adj.
Common; unremarkable: situation comedies and other garden-variety television fare.

garden-variety

adj
ordinary

gar′den-vari`ety



adj.
common, usual, or ordinary; unexceptional.
[1925–30]
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